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Reimbursement summary for angioplasty of arteries of lower extremities

This post presents an extract from our reimbursement analysis for angioplasty of arteries lower extremities using plain and drug-coated balloons (DCBs) for peripheral artery disease in England, France and Germany. Plain balloon angioplasty is reimbursement via DRG solely and DCBs are reimbursement via combination of DRG and add-on reimbursement.
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Russian Government has updated the List of medical devices which limits procurement for state and municipal needs to only the Russian-made products

Decree #968 introduced a number of additional products for which procurement will be limited to Russian-made products only. The List includes devices for blood transfusion, containers for storage and transport of blood, consumables for mechanical lung ventilation, consumables for plasmapheresis, consumables for cardiopulmonary bypass, urine, and fecal collectors.

The Decree amends the List from 2015, which included a broad range of products, including a number of consumables, in-vitro diagnostic tests, computer tomography machines, X-ray machines, endoscopic equipment, ECG equipment, surgical instruments, glucose meters and others.  

Organizers of tenders for state and municipal needs can reject applications for foreign-produced devices and equipment under a number of conditions (at least one application for the Russian-made product, the manufacturer shall be registered in a specified List of providers, the price for the device should be calculated according to the specified method).

See full text of the Decree in Russian here.

Contact us if you want to check whether new Decree impacts your products.

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